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Chris Kelly

Ice Hockey Player
Male
Born Nov 11, 1980

Chris Kelly is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward for the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League (NHL). He is an alternate captain for the Bruins during away games.

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CHILDHOOD

1980 Birth Born on November 11, 1980.

TEENAGE

1997 16 Years Old Kelly was a 4th round pick (56th overall) in the 1997 OHL Priority Selection by the London Knights.
1998 17 Years Old At the major junior level, Kelly had played for the Sudbury Wolves and London Knights. In 1998–99, he scored 36 goals, his best season goal-wise in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). … Read More
1999 18 Years Old Kelly was drafted 94th overall by the Ottawa Senators in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft. … Read More

TWENTIES

2001 20 Years Old When he was a professional rookie in 2001–02, he helped the Griffins finish fourth in the AHL. … Read More
2004 23 Years Old He made his NHL debut on February 5, 2004, in a match against the Toronto Maple Leafs, one of four games he appeared in with Ottawa during 2003–04.
2005 24 Years Old In his rookie season of 2005–06 he became a regular in Ottawa's lineup, appearing in all of the team's 82 games and registering 30 points while playing a checking role. … Read More
2007 26 Years Old On July 31, 2007, he re-signed with the Senators to a one-year contract worth $1.263 million.
2008 27 Years Old 1 More Event
Kelly was set to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1, 2008 but re-signed with the Senators on a four-year contract extension worth $8.5 million on June 20, 2008.
2010 29 Years Old As part of a rebuilding process undertaken by the Senators as the 2010–11 season was concluding, Kelly was dealt to the Boston Bruins on Feb. 15, 2011, for a second-round selection in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. … Read More

THIRTIES

2011 30 Years Old 1 More Event
On June 15, 2011, Kelly and the Boston Bruins won the Stanley Cup in seven games against the Vancouver Canucks. … Read More
2012 31 Years Old He ended up re-signing with the Bruins on June 11, 2012, agreeing to a contract paying him $12 million over four years. … Read More
2013 32 Years Old As the 2013-14 Boston Bruins season started on October 3, 2013 with a home game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Kelly had his first-ever chance at a penalty shot in his NHL career in the first period of the game. … Read More
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